is the Snider home in Myers Park. Notice the addition to the left
rear of the main house. There are two concerns in relation to the
Secretary of the Interior's Standards. First, it is difficult to
distinguish the addition from the original house. Second, the
placement of the addition makes it highly visible from the street,
especially the gable end.
is another example of enclosing a porch for a functional use. You
want the visitor to understand that it was once a porch. You also
want to make the action reversible. By placing glass in the former
opening and retaining the balustrade, you are able to create such an
the outside doors that once led to the basement. The Thies House has
been moved and no longer has a basement. However, the Secretary of
the Interior's Guidelines require that you retain the entranceway, because
it is a
Character Defining Element. The
doors lead nowhere and remain locked.
features, especially for rural historic sites, are particularly
important. They are Character
Defining Elements of
the site. This roadway led from the plantation house to the Slave
Quarter on the W. T. Alexander Plantation. Elements of the roadway will be and
must be preserved.